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Nirgundi Essential Oil (Vitex negundo) 100% Pure

£7.50

BOTANICAL NAME: Vitex negundo

Also known as Chinese Chastetree, Five -Leaved Chaste Tree, or Horseshoe Vitex.

SCENT: Nirgundi essential oil has a pleasant green crisp aroma.

STRENGTH OF AROMA: Medium

PLANT PART USED:  Flowers and Leaves

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation

ORIGIN: India

COLOUR: Nirgundi Essential Oil is reddish brown in hue

CONSISTENCY: medium

NOTE: Middle

Vitex negundo, from which Nirgundi Essential Oil is distilled is also commonly known as Chinese Chastetree, Five -Leaved Chaste Tree, or Horseshoe Vitex.

It is a large aromatic shrub with densely whitish, branchlets and frequently used in folk medicine, particularly in South and Southeast Asia.

It is  a small shrub or tree which grows between 2 and 8 metres in height.  The bark is reddish brown. The leaf edges are toothed or serrated and the bottom surface is covered in hair and the numerous white or blue flowers are borne in panicles 10 to 20 cm in length.

The fruit is a succulent drupe, 4 mm in diameter, rounded to egg-shaped. It is black or purple when ripe.

It is commonly found near water and disturbed land and is indigenous to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, and Vietnam

Reported Attributes of Nirgundi Essential Oil:-

It is considered to be anti bacterial, anti microbial and anti fungal and is used in India to relieve minor discomfort and pain.

Almost all of its parts are used in Ayurvedic and Unani systems of medicine, the extracts from its leaves and roots are the most important in the field of medicine and drug.  The leaves and seeds are widely used externally for rheumatism and inflammations of joints and are also reported to have insecticidal properties.

Major Constituents of Nirgundi Essential Oil:

The major compounds are sabinene (20.3%), β-caryophyllene (14.1%) and globulol (19.2%). percentages are approximate

PLEASE NOTE

This product is the essntial oil of the plant steam distilled form the leaves and flowers. It is NOT the cold pressed oil from the fruit.

 

 

Weight 0.100 kg
ml

10ml